Friday, October 31, 2014
China is “vulnerable” to the deadly Ebola outbreak due to the soaring number of Chinese working in Africa and poor infection control at home, a co-discoverer of the virus warned Thursday.
Far fewer Chinese couples applied to have a second child than expected after a relaxation of the country's “one child” policy, state-run media reported Thursday, highlighting the aging nation's demographic challenges.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Former Chinese premier Zhu Rongji, respected as an economic reformer and fighter against corruption, gave away nearly US$4 million last year to become one of the country's top philanthropists, a survey showed.
China's growth could decline to close to 7 percent next year but Beijing should focus on overhauling its economy instead of trying to stick to official growth targets, the World Bank said Wednesday.
The former head of one of China's largest banks and two of his employees went on trial Wednesday for corruption, accused of embezzling US$56 million, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Afghanistan and China pledged a new long-term partnership with each other Thursday as Kabul's new President Ashraf Ghani began a four-day visit while NATO combat troops prepare to withdraw from his country.
A retired general ensnared in a high-profile corruption drive launched by Chinese Communist chief Xi Jinping has admitted taking “extremely huge” bribes in return for army promotions, state media said Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
China's legislature is considering cutting nine crimes from the list of 55 punishable by death, state media said Monday, including illegal fundraising which has been at the center of several controversial cases.
Guyana has asked China to help map its gold, diamond and other geological resources, a top official said Sunday.
China is to build its own airfield in Antarctica, media reported Monday, as Beijing continues to expand its footprint in the most remote corners of the globe.